Jules Aaron has directed over 250 productions, including over seventy-five World premieres. He has worked at the Public Theatre (New York), South Coast Repertory, Actors Theatre of Louisville (Humana Festival), the Pasadena Playhouse, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Utah Shakespearean Festival, McCoy/Rigby Entertainment at LaMirada Theatre of the Performing Arts, International City Theatre, Colony Theatre, Hudson Theatre, Odyssey Theatre, Victory Theatre among many others.
He has directed Julianne Moore, Don Cheadle, Bruce Davison, Carrie Snodgress, Zelda Rubinstein, Greg Itzin, Sam Anderson, Mercedes Ruehl, Lee Meriwether, Jeff Demun, Ralph Waite, Marian Mercer, Michael Learned among many others. He has won 20 Drama-Logue awards, three Garland Awards, an LA drama Critics award (with several nominations), Special Chair at UC Davis. He has a Ph.D in Dramaturgy, Theatre History and Criticism from NYU. He has Been Artistic Director of the Unit Theatre (in N.Y. and L.A.), as well as Artistic Director at Grove Shakespeare Theatre. He was Head of the M.A. program at UC Riverside and Head of the MFA Directing Program at California institute of the Arts for seventeen years. He is now on the Adjunct Faculty at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.